Devotionals · Faith · hope
THE BENCH Recently, I came across the phrase, ‘HOPE IS EVERYTHING’. It was engraved on a park bench, which seemed as if it was proclaiming this truth to those walking by. But even the people coming to sit on it might not have noticed these faint words. As I watched people walk by the bench, […]
Devotionals · Faith
Remember & Return
Would you look and see Open your eyes once again and behold In your daily wanderings Pause Listen to My voice once again And return to Me I am here I have been with you THE PROPHET JEREMIAH Neither did they say, “Where is the LORD, Who brought us up out of the land of […]
Faith · Prayer · Worship
Seeing the Old Anew
WHAT IS LITURGICAL PRAYER? For a while now, I have been pondering about the meaning and place of liturgy in our lives. Liturgy can be understood as the way in which public religious worship, in particular Christian worship, takes place. You see, I come from the background of a charismatic church which barely sang hymns, […]
Devotionals · Faith · Forgiveness · hope
In Acceptance Lieth Peace
IN ACCEPTANCE LIETH PEACE: WHAT DOES IT MEAN? Elisabeth Elliot (1926–2015) was the widow of a martyred missionary, Jim Elliot. With her very young daughter, Valerie, she eventually returned to the Waodani in Ecuador, the very people group who killed her husband, and continued the work of bringing the gospel that he had begun. Hers […]
Faith · Identity · Restoration
You are Enough – It’s time to stop comparing with others
NEVER FEELING ENOUGH Growing up, I struggled with low self-esteem, as I often compared myself with others. It was as if nothing I did was ever good enough, be it in sports, music, schoolwork, how I looked, and so on. The list could only grow. I didn’t want to feel that way, but I constantly […]
Devotionals · Faith · Life · Prayer · World
Come, My Beloved – God’s gentle call to us in times of uncertainty
In our messy world where mostly bad news make the headlines and uncertainty looms, God is still the same God who gently calls us to look to Him and not be overwhelmed by all that surrounds. He beckons to you to Come, just as you are. Would you turn to Him today? ALINA TEO shares how we can trust God in times of uncertainty.
Devotionals · Faith · Life · World
A New Beginning
In our messy world where mostly bad news make the headlines and uncertainty looms, God is still the same God who gently calls us to look to Him and not be overwhelmed by all that surrounds. He beckons to you to Come, just as you are. Would you turn to Him today?
God will give me my heart’s desires…right?
What’s an easy way to get what we want? Psalm 37:4 is often understood as a promise that as long as we follow God, He will give us what we want. JAMIE LEE explains why it’s not that straightforward.
dating · Faith · Relationships
Dear Kallos: What does Christian dating look like, and how do I differentiate between Christian and un-Christian dating?
What does Christian dating look like, and how do I differentiate between Christian and un-Christian dating? KALLOS answers your questions.